MultiChoice Nigeria is once again expanding the content offering on its DStv platform with the introduction of three new channels from the stables of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and a brand-new local entertainment channel.
The 24-hour channels which are: NTA 2, NTA Parliament, NTA News 24 and POP Central TV will air on all DStv packages in Nigeria only.
NTA News 24 (channel number 419 on DsTV) is an English language general news channel, providing news on current affairs, business, social, economy, sports, entertainment, as well as in-depth discussions and analysis of topical issues from varying perspectives, insightful discussions with experts on current regional and international developments.
NTA 2 (channel number 369 on DsTV) is a Free-to-Air general entertainment channel providing movies, music, events, talk shows and much more while
NTA Parliament (channel number 370 on dstv) will focus on providing live coverage of sittings of the Legislative Arms of Government, National Assembly (State and Federal), House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as discussions and analysis of political, economic, social technological and legal issues affecting Nigeria.
POP Central TV (channel number 189 on dstv) is a pop-culture entertainment platform dedicated to culture expressions through diverse content creators across different subcultures, vocations, interests and groups.
Speaking on the launch of the new channels, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe said: “With the launch of these channels, we have once again enhanced our local content offering and provided our customers with more options to choose from. The new NTA channels on DsTV and POP Central TV channel will showcase authentic Nigerian content from news to general entertainment that will keep customers in and out of Nigeria abreast of the happenings within the country”, he said.
The new NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and POP Central TV channels have been available on DsTV since 31 January 2019 to all DStv customers on Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages.